Originally Posted by MarkSF
Yes, the jib is partially furled. It's a big 150 or 160% and it's usually furled down to say 120% or less, 100%. If this is normal I get the impression I would be better off getting a 125% or so to start with.
Amen to that!! You're always going to be better off with the 'right sized' sail over a furled one, esp going to weather.
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